10 Mouth-Watering Apple Recipe Ideas

Staff Writer
Make the most of apples this fall by using them as the main ingredient or to enhance a savory dish.
Breakfast Apple Granola Crisp

Courtesy of Smitten Kitchen

Breakfast Apple Granola Crisp

The abundance of crisp, colorful apples this season inspired us to find 10 fantastic, apple-filled dishes for every meal.

Apple Butter

From: Simply Recipes

Cinnamony and sweet, apple butter is perfect for spreading on toast (and doesn't actually contain any butter).

Maple-Baked Apples

From: Real Simple

These soft and smooth maple-infused apples make great use of fall ingredients and work well as a Thanksgiving dessert.

Pork Roast with Spiced Red Cabbage, Apples and Prunes

From: Chocolate and Zucchini

Capitalizing on the seasonal produce at the farmers market, this spiced and braised meat dish highlights autumn flavors.

Apple Granola Crisp

From: Smitten Kitchen

Making your own granola is incredibly easy and satisfying, especially when eating the crunchy, apple-soaked bits for breakfast with a spoonful of yogurt.

Pan-Grilled Sausages with Apples and Onions 

From: Epicurious

This quick dish is a perfect fall dinner paired with mashed potatoes, pasta, sautéed Brussels sprouts or other vegetables. If you can't find local apple cider, try using apple juice instead.

Cinnamon-Apple Scones

From: Bake or Break

With a crunchy exterior and a moist, fluffy inside, these breakfast scones are perfect for chilly mornings paired with a mug of coffee or tea.

Frisee and Apple Salad with Dried Cherries and Walnuts

From: Epicurious

This light, crisp salad is a great appetizer for roasted meats or autumn-inspired pastas.

Make-Your-Own Hard Cider

From:  Mother Earth News

Making your own hard cider is something that everyone should try at least once. This easy-to-follow recipe is perfect for a fall housewarming or dinner party.

Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole 

From: New York Apple Country website

This fast, easy and non-fat side dish is extremely useful when you're short on time or energy.

Blue Duck Tavern Apple Pie

From: Chef Brian McBride of Blue Duck Tavern

This top-rated apple pie is a classic fall and holiday dessert that never gets old.